cutpurse cutpurse


  • (n) a thief who steals from the pockets or purses of others in public places



  1. Heifetz' fiddle stirs in this embryonic cutpurse the will to resume his own studies on the violin.
  2. And the spirit of cutpurse abandon has been superseded by an atmosphere which is often sullen, often merely dirtily proletarian, often obscure.
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subordinate subordinate
/sə ˈbɔr də ˌneɪt /